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#Voting

# voting - Friday 28 October, 2011

The count begins: What happens today...
# Counting Day
# Counting Day

The count begins: What happens today...

Oct 28th 2011, 7:45 AM 775 Views 6 Comments

Counting kicks off at 43 constituency centres around the state at 9am this morning, but the first count may not be officially announced until around 7pm this evening.

# voting - Thursday 27 October, 2011

X Factor USA viewers can now vote using Twitter
# X Factor
From The Daily Edge
# X Factor

X Factor USA viewers can now vote using Twitter

Oct 27th 2011, 11:56 AM 1,073 Views 8 Comments

They can also use Facebook – and are allowed to submit up to 50 votes from each account.

Polls open across the country for Áras and referendums
# Voting Day
# Voting Day

Polls open across the country for Áras and referendums

Oct 27th 2011, 7:31 AM 749 Views 6 Comments

Over 3million people are registered to vote today, and polling stations will be open from 7am to 10pm.

# voting - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

How to make your vote(s) count at the polls
# Voting
# Voting

How to make your vote(s) count at the polls

Oct 26th 2011, 1:00 PM 3,089 Views 39 Comments

What you need to know about voting in the presidential election and the two referendums.

# voting - Monday 24 October, 2011

Donegal islands take to the polls as campaigns enter final days
# Island Voting
# Island Voting

Donegal islands take to the polls as campaigns enter final days

Oct 24th 2011, 7:31 AM 718 Views 1 Comment

Voting on Irish islands typically starts a few days before the rest of the state to allow adequate time for transporting and counting the votes.

# voting - Sunday 23 October, 2011

Column: Young people want to vote so cut the rhetoric...
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Young people want to vote so cut the rhetoric...

Oct 23rd 2011, 10:15 AM 1,062 Views 26 Comments

Niall Morahan says his voluntary organisation TellUsWhy.ie is trying to sift through the sectarianism and baggage of Irish politics – and inform young voters of the real facts and issues.

# voting - Friday 21 October, 2011

Bar Council says vote no in referendums
# Referendum
# Referendum

Bar Council says vote no in referendums

Oct 21st 2011, 8:41 AM 1,305 Views 42 Comments

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties has also asked people to vote no in the referendum on Oireachtas inquiries, calling the proposals ‘rushed and ill-considered’.

# voting - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Poll: How will you vote on the judges' pay referendum?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How will you vote on the judges' pay referendum?

Oct 18th 2011, 10:27 AM 2,764 Views 50 Comments

Today we’re asking how you plan to vote on one of the two referendums which are taking place on 27 October alongside the Presidential election.

# voting - Thursday 8 September, 2011

Higgins: Irish emigrants should retain voting rights
# Emigrants
# Emigrants

Higgins: Irish emigrants should retain voting rights

Sep 8th 2011, 10:39 AM 480 Views 16 Comments

The Labour Party presidential candidate says he believes emigrants should be able to vote in Irish elections for up to ten years after leaving the country.

# voting - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

Presidential election set for a Thursday, despite objections in the past
# Voting
# Voting

Presidential election set for a Thursday, despite objections in the past

Jul 26th 2011, 6:31 PM 671 Views 25 Comments

The presidential election, along with three referenda, will be held on Thursday 27 October. There have been calls for weekend votes in the past, to facilitate voters returning to their constituencies.

# voting - Friday 22 July, 2011

Naas nurses vote for industrial action
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Naas nurses vote for industrial action

Jul 22nd 2011, 2:48 PM 355 Views 4 Comments

The nurses say that overcrowding in the hospital and a recruitment freeze has brought them to the end of their tether.

# voting - Friday 1 July, 2011

Thailand's transgender population say ID cards confuse at polls
# Thailand
# Thailand

Thailand's transgender population say ID cards confuse at polls

Jul 1st 2011, 2:44 PM 1,017 Views 5 Comments

Members of the Trans-Female Association of Thailand are calling for their government to recognise transsexual, transgender and homosexual people.

# voting - Thursday 30 June, 2011

Poll: How many TDs should be in the next Dail?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How many TDs should be in the next Dail?

Jun 30th 2011, 11:40 AM 2,811 Views 54 Comments

A Boundary Commission is set to redraw constituency lines and lead to a reduction in the number of TDs in the next Dail. But how many should we lose – if any at all?

# voting - Tuesday 28 June, 2011

Tánaiste says further probe may be needed into Healy-Rae controversy
# Healy-Rae
# Healy-Rae

Tánaiste says further probe may be needed into Healy-Rae controversy

Jun 28th 2011, 8:33 PM 2,177 Views 38 Comments

Meanwhile RTÉ says it no longer has the relevant phone records, but Leinster House votes would not have made a difference to Healy-Rae’s win.

# voting - Thursday 24 March, 2011

Over €1m wasted on postage due to out-of-date Seanad registers
# Seanad Elections
# Seanad Elections

Over €1m wasted on postage due to out-of-date Seanad registers

Mar 24th 2011, 4:10 PM 1,175 Views 0 Comments

Candidates for the Seanad’s University panels claim the voting register is badly out of date – wasting thousands in postage costs.

# voting - Monday 21 March, 2011

Majority votes 'yes' to Egyptian constitutional reforms
# Egypt
# Egypt

Majority votes 'yes' to Egyptian constitutional reforms

Mar 21st 2011, 11:57 AM 233 Views 0 Comments

Over three-quarters of voters who turned out to poll yesterday have accepted reforms sponsored by Egypt’s ruling military, paving the way for early presidential and parliamentary elections.

# voting - Friday 25 February, 2011

Poll: Are you going to vote today?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you going to vote today?

Feb 25th 2011, 9:59 AM 3,450 Views 0 Comments

Are you determined to make it to the polling station today – or do you think it doesn’t make a difference?

# voting - Thursday 24 February, 2011

The Single Transferable Vote: how the system works
# GE11
# GE11

The Single Transferable Vote: how the system works

Feb 24th 2011, 10:52 AM 26,635 Views 9 Comments

Read up on how to maximise the potential of your vote and how to send a message to the parties through the “sophisticated” SVT system.

# voting - Thursday 17 February, 2011

'Virtual' election site for expats attracts votes from all over the globe
# GE11
# GE11

'Virtual' election site for expats attracts votes from all over the globe

Feb 17th 2011, 5:33 PM 1,728 Views 1 Comment

Around 1,300 Irish emigrants have already voted in the symbolic online poll at Ballotbox.ie

# voting - Saturday 12 February, 2011

Live on an island off Ireland? Check your polling dates here
# GE11
# GE11

Live on an island off Ireland? Check your polling dates here

Feb 12th 2011, 1:16 PM 1,509 Views 0 Comments

Polling dates for western islands from Sherkin to Tory Island have been released, along with the number of registered electors on each.

# voting - Thursday 20 January, 2011

General Election 2011: Time to get your vote on
# GE11
# GE11

General Election 2011: Time to get your vote on

Jan 20th 2011, 4:59 PM 2,356 Views 0 Comments

Here’s how to make sure you get a polling card for the 11 March general election…

# voting - Sunday 19 December, 2010

Poll: Should Irish people abroad be allowed to vote in Irish elections?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Should Irish people abroad be allowed to vote in Irish elections?

Dec 19th 2010, 11:59 AM 1,470 Views 0 Comments

Have your say on lecturer’s suggestion to include Irish citizens abroad in national elections.

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